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BAUN Annual Conference and Exhibition

Monday 27th – Tuesday 28th November 2017

SEC Centre, Glasgow

 

This year’s British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN) annual conference is being held on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th November at the SEC Centre in Glasgow.

 

Registration is available on the conference website.

Please visit: www.baun.co.uk/baun-conference/

 

As ever this year’s conference programme is packed and varied to ensure there is something for everyone, making BAUN 2017 the must attend event for nurses and practitioners working in urology.

 

The Programme

 

Pre-Conference Workshops and Study Days: On Sunday 26th November, we will once again be holding pre-conference workshops and study days. These will provide you with additional hands on experience and updates which will be essential for your CPD portfolio and for revalidation.

 

Keep an eye out for more information and registration coming soon.

 

Day 1: Highlights of the first day of conference includes Urology Nurse Education, Testicular and Penile Cancer, Menopause and Ageing – Genito-Urinary Syndrome of Menopause and much more.

 

Day 2: On the second day of conference the programme will divide into subsections of oncology and benign urology with experts covering each area ensuring that there will be something on offer for everyone.

 

To view the full programme please visit: www.baun.co.uk/baun-conference/programme

 

Abstracts:

 

The free paper and posters are always an important part of the conference. This is your opportunity to share your research and ideas, communicate good practice and engage with like-minded urology professionals.

 

By submitting an abstract at conference you will also have a chance to win either ‘Best Oral Presentation’ or ‘Best Poster Presentation’ with the winners each being awarded a free place at BAUN Conference 2018!

 

Full criteria and information on how to submit your abstract is available online please visit: http://www.baun.co.uk/baun-conference/freepapers/

 

Abstract submission deadline: 25th September 2017

 

REGISTER NOW at www.baun.co.uk/baun-conference/pricing

Early bird price valid until: 25th September 2017

 

For further information: events@baun.co.uk  / 01506 292 042

 

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We support health and social care professionals to improve care, educate patients, their families and carers, and develop more effective services. Benefits for health and social care professionals include:

  • Training events
  • E-learning tools and presentation materials
  • Expert advice and information for patients through our National Male Cancer Helpline, website and printed materials. All our health information is accredited by the Information Standard, so you can be sure it meets the highest quality standard. (Order here)
  • Networking
  • Campaigns. We can arrange and run Awareness Campaigns and Roadshows in your area.
  • Employee Support Programme (read more)

Links 

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a comprehensive subject and there are a number of treatments, clinical trials and guidelines available. Below are some guidelines that you may find helpful. For up to date information and research see Cancer Research UK here or here National Cancer Research Institute. A good source of up to date research and medical comment can be found at The New Prostate Cancer Info link here.

 

NICE guidelines full

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/pdf/cg58niceguideline.pdf

Summary

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11924/39524/39524.pdf

 

 

HIFU

Localised prostate cancer

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/12782/58916/58916.pdf

Recurrent prostate cancer

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11128/31190/31190.pdf

 

 

Cryosurgery

Primary treatment

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11155/31318/31318.pdf

Recurrent cancer

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11084/30948/30948.pdf

 

 

Abiraterone

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/13775/59723/59723.pdf

 

Clinical trials of interest

RADICALS (margin positive/T3 disease post prostatectomy)

http://www.radicals-trial.org/

STAMPEDE (metastatic prostate cancer)

http://www.stampedetrial.org/

European Urology Association (EAU) guidelines

 

Support groups

http://www.tackleprostatecancer.org.uk/

 

 

Testicular Cancer

EUA guidelines

Scotland

NICE guidelines Laparoscopic RPLND

http://www.yourprivates.org.uk/ (Orchids patient resource and awareness micro site)

 

 

Penile Cancer

EAU guidelines

London Network Guidelines UCLH

 

 

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